April 2022

April 2022 • Florida Pool Prosm 11 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE HB 719: Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration. FSPA Position: SUPPORT Residential Swimming Pool Safety - SB 332 by Sen. Ed Hooper SB 332 would require homeowners to install two approved pool safety devices, rather than one, when building a pool. The bill would also require adding all required safety devices when selling a house with a pool, if they are not already present. As of the writing of this update this bill has only been field in the State Senate and no House of Representatives version has been filed. Status: SB 332: Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration. FSPA Position: NUETRAL Residential Swimming Pool Safety - SB 1826 by Sen. SB 1826 would require that swimming pool barrier be in place and in use whenever a child younger than 5 years old is present on the property. As of the writing of this update this bill has only been filed in the State Senate and no House of Representatives version has been filed. Status: SB 1826: Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration. FSPA Position: NUETRAL Condominium and CooperativeAssociations - SB 1702 by Rules; Regulated Industries; and Sen. Bradley. HB 7069 by Appropriations Committee and Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Would require “milestone” structural inspections of condominiums three stories or taller starting at 30 years of age then every 10 years thereafter or 20 years, and every seven years thereafter if the building is within three miles of the coastline. The bills also require condominium associations serving high-rise condominiums to conduct a reserve study of the association’s finances every three years to insure that the association can fund upkeep and repair of the buildings vital systems, including swimming pools and spas and associated equipment. Status: SB1702: Laid on theTable. SubstitutedHB7069. HB7069:Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration. FSPA Position: NUETRAL Construction Defect Claims - SB 736 by Sen. Travis Hutson. HB 583 by Rep.

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